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17-0; Seattle Gets Snowed In; Clemens, McNamee Lawyers on OTL: McNamee Says He Has Much More to Reveal

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mcnamee.jpgRoger Clemens’ lawyer, Rusty Hardin, and Brian McNamee’s lawyer, Earl Ward, are to appear on ESPN’s Outside the Lines at 9:30 a.m. EST. The showed is re-aired on ESPN News at noon.

But the real news is that Ward says his client is ready to reveal additional information to substantiate his claim that he injected Roger Clemens on multiple occasions with steroids:

Now, say sources close to Roger Clemens’ former trainer, McNamee is providing additional information to investigators as they prepare for a congressional hearing on Feb. 13. “Brian’s position is, ‘Let’s deal with the truth,'” said Earl Ward, McNamee’s attorney. “That’s his position.”

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Spotes Notes, 1.11.08: NFL Divisional Playoffs; Marion Jones Update; New Chad Johnson News; Ovechkin Breaks the Caps’; Chuck Knoblauch Speaks, sort of; Burning Bush; NPR Radio Show Appearance

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NPR Sports Round-up Show

I almost forgot. Yesterday, Greg Lee managing editor of the Boston Globe Sports online, Justin Grant of Alphablogsports, and I appeared on the Tony Cox Sports Round-up Show on NPR Radio. The topics of conversation were Roger Clemens, Kelly Tilghman, the NFL Playoffs, and the future of the BCS. IMO, it was one of our best shows. Click here to listen.

Marion Jones update

Marion Jones was sentenced for six months in prison (jail?) for check fraud and lying under oath. After her sentence, Jones will serve two years probation and will serve 800 hours of community service. She must report to begin serving her sentence by March 11. The maximum sentence for her crimes is one year. The judge, Kenneth Karas, could have sentenced her to serve that time in her home, but refused to hear Jones’ pleas to serve her time at home to be with her child.

Burning Reggie Bush

A new book about Reggie Bush is set to appear on the shelves of book stores: “Tarnished Heisman.” Its authors, Don Yaeger and Jim Henry, base most of the information in the book from interviews with Lloyd Lake the man who accused Bush and his family of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars, a home, and other items:

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